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Lead Associate/Meat Fabricator

Virginia Tech
Job Location:
Blacksburg, Virginia
Food Services

Job Description

Provides operational support and assists in the training and supervision of staff in a large, high volume food service facility. Responsibilities include coordination of food production, recipe management, product movement, supervision, quality control, customer satisfaction. Responsible for all aspects of the meat production and fabrication including pre-prep, pre-portion, and cold prep. Uses commercial kitchen equipment, standard recipes and procedures in preparation of nutritious and attractive menu items and ensures safety and sanitation procedures are followed. Assist in inventories, stock rotation, receipt of goods, storage, and documentation. Ensures a high level of customer service and responds to complaints in a professional and timely manner.

Required Qualifications

Previous knowledge and experience in a large high volume multi-menu food service production including following recipes and procedures; operating all general and commercial kitchen equipment. Knowledge of high volume meat production with repetitive duties to assure pars are met and maintained. Knowledge of OSHA regulations; safe food handling practices and food sanitation; basic math, weights, and measurements. Demonstrated knowledge and experience using computers including Windows, Microsoft Office, Outlook, and automated food inventory systems. Ability to communicate; work in a team; and work quickly and efficiently.

Preferred Qualifications

ServSafe and HACCP certification preferred.

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Review Date

October 21, 2022

Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

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About Student Affairs:

Student Affairs at Virginia Tech fosters a community where each student creates a customized experience to meet their goals. Building on our motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice our Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our ongoing efforts to increase access and inclusion and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth. We are actively seeking people to join our community and help us prepare leaders for the world. Our people in Student Affairs are committed to student well-being and assuring that all students Experience VT by demonstrating, supporting, and operationalizing our Aspirations for Student Learning. If you are someone dedicated to ensuring student success, then we want you to consider being a part of our team!

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